Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
on the investigation of general david petraeus. he resigned last week as head of the cia after admitting to an extra marital affair. tara merger joins us from washington. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. jill kelly a long time friend of the petraeus family apparently went to the fbi several months ago with her concerns and that led o to a revelation about the affair. and now congressments more information about the fbi's investigate. >> reporter: cbs has learned this girl, jill kelly triggered an investigation leading to the resignation of david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. his resignation caught many off guard. kelly went to the fbi after allegedly receiving e-mails from broadwell warning her to back off and stay away from my guy. officials say broadwell believed kelly was a romantic rival. broadwell made this comment about petraeus during a publicity tour. >> i think he has been a terrific role model for young people. >> reporter: congressional leaders say they are going to start an inquiry of their own.
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
? the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus and is now enveloping another top u.s. general moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morrell about the events that led to david petraeus' resignation as head of the spy agency. petreaus left the job when news of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any indication that -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: tampa social ice jill kelley initiated the fbi investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation after receiving threatening e-mails linked to broadwell. kelly is connected to another general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at more than 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelley which some have labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> reporter: general allen's nomination to be the leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination has been put on
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
david petraeus will testify before congress after all. >> an emergency landing in the middle of traffic. >> something that you train for and you practice for. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning, everyone. it's thursday, november 15. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:31 now. we begin with two suspicious fires in the north bay in just a matter of hours. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo, where one fire did some major damage. anne. >> reporter: and as firefighters are still trying to figure out exactly how it started here at the village bar and they are about to run this danger tape around this scene to make sure nobody contaminates their investigation. you can see inside the bar right now, it's pretty dark. not a whole lot of damage to the building itself. but a lot of items are singed. firefighters were able to put the fire out soon after it started. it started around 2:45 this morning. here are some pictures from aroun